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Author Archives: Matt Volke

Parrinello releases statement

Prominent Rochester attorney John Parrinello made a public statement Tuesday in reaction to his arrest over the weekend in which he was tossed from a Monroe Community College women’s basketball game.

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Kodak’s new initiative

Eastman Kodak Co. announced an initiative this week that aims to spark business growth and development in the sprawling but largely vacant Kodak Business Park. The company kicked off its Innovation and Material Sciences Institute ...

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Mayor’s replacement still up in the air

The Rochester City Council is expected to vote this month on whether it will appoint a temporary mayor or hold a special election this spring. There has been some debate within the City Council on how to handle the situation with Mayor Robert Duffy steping down Jan. 1.

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Legal profession faring well

Jobs in the legal profession nationally dipped for the second straight month, according to a recent federal report. Local officials say the Rochester market has not been hit as hard. However, more than 1,100 jobs were lost nationally ...

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Engineering firms put liability on the line for work

Imagine having to pay insurance on your neighbor’s car — one you didn’t purchase, maintain or even drive. You have no say in where they go, how they drive or the risks they take on the road. Imagine the neighbor drinks too much and hits someone, then the victim sues you.

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Richards announces mayoral candidacy

Deputy Mayor Thomas Richards announced Thursday his intentions to run on the Democratic line for the soon-to-be vacant mayoral seat. Richards held a press conference at the Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial, surrounded by about 50 supporters ...

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More firms employing alternative billing methods

The hourglass is half empty, and time may be running short on traditional hourly billing, the most popular method used by attorneys in the region and the nation. Alternative billing is nothing new, but it’s stirred many responses from attorneys as its popularity grows ...

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